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Author Topic: Castle Hill Lunchspot?  (Read 59 times)

Erik Baumgartner

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Castle Hill Lunchspot?
« on: September 12, 2017, 04:48:55 PM »

Just wondering if there was a sheltered lunchspot over near Castle Hill Light? Up the Coast Guard cove maybe?
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Cam

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Re: Castle Hill Lunchspot?
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2017, 09:52:50 PM »

There is a somewhat sheltered landing spot, good at mild conditions and with room for just a few kayaks, from which one can walk up the rocks to the lighthouse:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/41%C2%B027'46.8%22N+71%C2%B021'42.4%22W/@41.4628299,-71.3619438,430m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m6!3m5!1s0x0:0x0!7e2!8m2!3d41.4630049!4d-71.3617791

and a more sheltered spot inside Castle Hill cove, next to the Coast Guard station:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/41%C2%B027'44.3%22N+71%C2%B021'35.1%22W/@41.462312,-71.3604608,213m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m6!3m5!1s0x0:0x0!7e2!8m2!3d41.462312!4d-71.3597506

Both are obviously only accessible from the water, not launching sites.
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Erik Baumgartner

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Re: Castle Hill Lunchspot?
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2017, 12:07:21 AM »

Thanks, Cam
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Erik Baumgartner

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Re: Castle Hill Lunchspot?
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2017, 06:18:28 AM »

One more question... are there "facilities" at Potter's Cove or anywhere in the CG cove?
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Cam

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Re: Castle Hill Lunchspot?
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2017, 07:34:07 PM »

No facilities at the first spot, which is really just a rocky landing; unknown at the second.  See description for Castle Hill Coast Guard station from Mike Krabak's web site:

http://www.kayakaccessri.info/mapserver/castle_hill_cg.htm

I assume you are still referring to the sites from the original question and not to Potter Cove which is in Jamestown.
« Last Edit: September 13, 2017, 07:40:58 PM by Cam »
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